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Drake

Drake

If You're Reading This It's Too Late

Drake offers up an unintentional case study in the idea of a God-shaped vacuum in our souls—by trying to fill it with everything but God.

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Common & John Legend

Common & John Legend

"Glory"

Rapper Common and R&B maestro John Legend team up to deliver a stirring, Oscar-winning tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on the Selma soundtrack.

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Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons

Smoke + Mirrors

Imagine Dragons' sophomore effort bleeds with earnest, angst-ridden spiritual longing. A longing for what? Light.

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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

"Thinking Out Loud"

"Thinking Out Loud" finds Ed Sheeran describing what "for better, for worse" might look like over a decades-long romance—as the song's accompanying video focuses on the sensual here and now.

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Beck

Beck

Morning Phase

Beck's reflective, Grammy-winning Morning Phase walks a paradoxical tightrope between melancholic despair and hopeful determination.

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Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding

"Love Me Like You Do"

Romance quickly gives way to an out-of-control surrender to pain and fear in Ellie Goulding's contribution to the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack.

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